Contract: $63,224,645 - U.S. Coast Guard - Jul. 23, 2009
60% voted satisfied - 40% voted not satisfied - 5 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Note that this is not a federal award contract, grant, or loan; thus the above reporting information section is not applicable to this report. The recovery funds reported herein are reimbursement of the federal share of the expenses accrued by Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Company for altering BNSF Bridge over the Upper Mississippi River in Burlington, Iowa under the provisions of Truman-Hobbs Act. The existing bridge was declared by the Coast Guard to be unreasonable obstruction to navigation. The Coast Guard issued Order to Alter to BNSF requiring BNSF to replace the swing span of the existing bridge with a new lift span that provides wider navigation opening necessary in order to render navigation through and under the bridge reasonably free, easy, and unobstructed. The alteration of the draw span is conducted by BNSF personnel and through contracts between BNSF and contractors / consultants. All construction activities, expenditures, and contracts executed under this project are monitored by the Coast Guard. The project received $36,445,756 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that leveraged $26,778,889 of previously obligated funds appropriated to the project and created $63,224,645 (amount of award) simulative impact on construction industry. Prior of receiving the recovery funds, $1,200,000 was spent from the previously obligated funds to complete the design of the bridge.
Project Description: For 3rd quarter 2009 - Contractor has mobilized to site, mussel relocation work is complete, all permits are in hand, drilling core samples at the new drilled shaft foundation locations in under way, review of RFIs and shop drawings, ordering some of the construction material.
Jobs Summary: 4 FTE created, 18 FTE retained. Three of the new jobs were operating engineers and the last new job was a carpenter position. Jobs retained are office, engineer design and supervisors positions. (Total jobs reported: 22)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Ames Construction, Inc.||$54,984,144||BURNSVILLE||MN|
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